Game of (open) Doors: NATO-Georgian Relations and Challenges for Sustainable Partnership

Kornely Kakachia, Bidzina Lebanidze, Shalva Dzebisashvili  Since the 2008 Russia-Georgia War NATO-Georgia relations have been in limbo. While NATO has never formally closed its doors on Georgia, the alliance has become more skeptical of enlargement and warier of Russian interests. While Georgia’s...
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Neighboring a NATO Member: Online discussion on Turkey’s Approach to Security Challenges of South Caucasus Countries

On July 24, Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) hosted an online discussion “Neighboring a NATO Member: Turkey’s Approach to Security Challenges of South Caucasus Countries”. It was the third and a final event of the public discussion series “Analysing Current State and Trends of Turkish ...
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Would temporary suspension of NATO’s Article 5 over Abkhazia and Tskhinvali Region eliminate Russia’s de facto veto on Georgia’s North-Atlantic aspirations?

Expert Comment #8 / October 2019 On September 10, while attending the 5th Annual Tbilisi International Conference organized by the McCain Institute and Economic Policy Research Center, former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen stated that the Georgian government...
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“Georgian-German relations: partnership review” – GIP and IEP present a joint policy paper

On July 18, 2019 the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) hosted an event – “Georgian-German relations: partnership review” – at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. The event highlighted the particular role of Germany for Georgia’s European aspirations as well as possible...
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Closer than it may appear #GEOTAN

NATO-Georgia Cooperation since Bucharest Summit Sophiko Kurasbediani According to the latest poll, conducted by the National Democratic Institute (NDI), 75% of the Georgian population supports Georgia’s integration to NATO, 17% disapproves it and the remaining 8% has no clear position. Often, citi...
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“Georgia’s integration to NATO: A successful endeavor” – GIP launches social ads

On 21 November the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) in partnership with the NATO Liaison Office in Georgia, organized the presentation of social advertisements, produced to raise awareness about the achievements of Georgia’s integration process with the NATO during the past 10 years.  Welcomi...
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The 1st video within the framework of the project – “Georgia’s Integration to NATO: 10 Years Since Bucharest Summit” #GEOTAN

The Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) published the 1st video within the framework of the project – “Georgia’s Integration to NATO: 10 Years Since Bucharest Summit” #GEOTAN – which aims at raising awareness about the achievements of Georgia’s integration process with the NATO during ...
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“Georgia’s Integration to NATO: 10 Years Since Bucharest Summit” – GIP’s new project supported by the NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division

The Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP), with the financial support of the NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division (PDD), is implementing a new project – “Georgia’s Integration to NATO: 10 Years Since Bucharest Summit” – which aims at raising awareness through producing 4 promotional v...
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Georgia’s Integration to NATO: 10 Years Since Bucharest Summit

Project donor: NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division (PDD) Project timeframe: September-November 2018 Project budget: 9,995 EUR   About the project The project aims at raising awareness through producing four promotional videos about the achievements of Georgia’s integration process with the NAT...
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